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Be a part of the committee that organizes the largest student-led conference in North America.


Featured Presenter: Admas Zemariam

Admas Zemariam Life and Health Insurance Advisor, Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network Admas’ dad passed away in May 2010. He was not insured. She and her family quickly realized the importance of family planning…unfortunately it was too late for them. Soon after, she became a Life & Health Insurance Advisor in order to share her story; inform and […]

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Featured Presenters: Dr. John Robinson, Ph.D

Dr.John Robinson, Ph.D Associate Provost, Sustainability, UBC John Robinson is the Associate Provost, Sustainability at The University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a professor with the UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability and Department of Geography. Dr. Robinson is responsible for leading the integration of academic and operational sustainability on UBC’s Vancouver campus. In that capacity, […]

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Featured Presenters: Dr. Kurt Grimm & Cole Nakatani

Dr. Kurt Grimm & Cole Nakatani Dr. Kurt Grimm – Professor, UBC Cole Nakatani – Entrepreneur, Ideahack Creative Cole and Kurt began in a student-professor relationship at UBC and have been evolving forward as genuine friends and entrepreneurial colleagues; radically transparent dialogue and perpetual innovation are central to their collective experience. Cole is a recent UBC Bcom […]


Faces of Today: Kai Okazaki

Kai Okazaki 4th year Forestry The term sustainability is essentially synonymous with Kai Okazaki, a 4th year student in the Faculty of Forestry. Fueled by an imperishable supply for passion for environmental sustainability, Kai has taken it upon himself to facilitate and coordinate numerous activities and programs on campus. Currently, he is the Student Coordinator […]


Faces of Today: Harsev Oshan

Harsev Oshan 4th year Arts Harsev Oshan is currently the Shinerama Coordinator for the UBC Alma Mater Society, holding a plethora of experience in student involvement prior to taking up this position with the AMS. Since his first year at UBC as an International Student and recipient of the International Leader of Tomorrow Award, Harsev […]


Faces of Today: Francis Arevalo

Francis Arevalo 4th year Arts Francis Arevalo honestly believes that the definition of being a leader at UBC is not dependent on the title you hold in your co-curricular activities, your academic excellence or the amount of authority one holds in any position. Rather, he regards leadership as based on the extent to which one […]


Faces of Today: Chloe Tarbet

Chloe Tarbet 5th year Commerce Chloe Tarbet is the current Team Co-Captain for the JDC West Business Competition leading a team of 50 business students in coordinating the 3-day business competition for the top business schools in Western Canada. Known by those around her as a prominent role model, mentor and a paramount source of […]

Opening Keynote: Peter Van Stolk

Opening Keynote: Peter Van Stolk

Peter van Stolk Founder Jones Soda & Social Media Maverick Marketing maverick Peter van Stolk has a unique approach to promoting his products, an intense connection to his consumers, and an uncanny ability to predict trends. He helps organizations around the world with a broad range of marketing and business challenges, including how to compete, how […]

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Faces of Today: Olivia Sanchez

Olivia Sanchez 5th year Forestry OIivia Sanchez, a 5th year student in the Natural Resource Conservation Program in the Faculty of Forestry, looks to expand her horizons and augment her education at UBC in every imaginable way. As the current co-chair at the International Forestry Students Association (IFSA), Olivia heads the the organizing committee for […]


Faces of Today: Aaron Bailey

Aaron Bailey 3rd year Science Having been inspired by his peers to take on leadership roles during his time at UBC, Aaron Bailey took the leap in his first year to run for an executive position for the Science Undergraduate Society (SUS). To his excitement, he succeeded in securing a position with the SUS during […]


Faces of Today: Cecilia Montauban

Cecilia Montauban 5th year Science After having arrived to UBC Vancouver in 2009, Cecilia Montauban quickly realized the huge gap in the representation of international students within her campus community. This consciousness inspired Cecilia to take the initiative in addressing the need for furthering international student involvement. Described by her peers as a determined people […]


Faces of Today: Robert Morton

Robert Morton 5th year LFS One could easily describe Robert Morton as a social entrepreneur. The main reason being his momentous work in dawning The Calendar, a ubiquitous player within the campus community and his very own innovative solution to omnipresent social problem. Getting his start in first year as a Floor Rep and then […]

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We are very excited to announce that AMS Bike Co-op as the November recipient of the SLC Showcase Awards. The Showcase Awards, a monthly recognition piece, exposes numerous initiatives on campus that show outstanding examples of community involvement, innovation and leadership. The Bike Co-op started 15 years ago with a group of students who had […]


SLC Keynote: Waneek Horn-Miller

Waneek Horn-Miller Aboriginal Activist, Olympic Athlete Young, frank, and hopeful, Waneek Horn-Miller has overcome discrimination, self-doubt, and an infamous incident of violence to emerge as one of North America’s most inspiring Native speakers. With purpose and poise, she traverses the intersection of two generations of Native people, working to mend—finally—the dysfunctional relationship between Native and […]

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